Operating Room Program Technician III at O & M Halyard, Inc. in Kennesaw, Georgia

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Owens & Minor, we are a critical part of the healthcare process. As a Fortune 500 company with 50+ facilities across the US and 18,000 teammates in over 90 countries, we provide integrated technologies, products and services across the full continuum of care. Customers—and their patients—are at the heart of what we do.

Our mission is to empower our customers to advance healthcare, and our success starts with our teammates. 

Owens & Minor teammate benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance, available on first working day

  • 401(k), eligibility after 30 days of employment

  • Employee stock purchase plan

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Development opportunities to grow your career with a global company


  • Reports to assigned 1-2 accounts on a daily basis, following a schedule mutually agreed upon with teammate’s manager.

  • Manages entire Operating Room (OR) surgical supply chain, including Owens & Minor (O&M) sales and non-distribution SKU’s.

  • Manages physician preference devices.

  • Manages devices which are described as ‘have available’ between the storage location and the operating room.

  • Advises O&M on procedure frequency to determine PAR levels, prebuilds vs. on-demand, component inventory forecasting including hospital schedule (holiday inventory, etc.) and hospital personnel scheduling which may affect surgical demand (i.e., surgeon on vacation).

  • Reviews surgery schedule and advises hospital personnel to order appropriate corresponding supplies.

  • Advises the account on PAR levels of Surgitrack components stocked at the account.

  • Physically alters PAR levels on devices purchased by the account through different supply chains (i.e., distribution, Surgitrack). •Advises the account on items to add/change/remove from their preference cards.

  • Processes device returns from the OR to the hospital PAR location or back to the distributor to determine additional sales opportunities (track actual device consumption per procedure).

  • Works with suppliers to get new product, product changes, contracts, etc. in the system that are specific to the SurgiTrack procedures.

  • Manages par level replenishment of finished goods’ SurgiTrackTM and components specific to OR procedures.

  • Manages change process to devices supplied through Surgitrack in the account.

  • Manages ordering for add-on cases of SurgiTrackTM and components specific to OR procedures.

  • Performs additional duties as directed


  • Associate’s/Bachelor’s Degree preferred, preferably in healthcare or a related disciplinary area

  • CRCST or CST (Certified Registered Central Sterile Technician, Certified Surgical Technologist) certification preferred

  • 3 or more years of work experience in healthcare surgical services and/or logistics materials management and/or project management, required.

  • Previous experience in LEAN or project/organizational management methodology, preferred.

  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience to meet the above requirements


  • Knowledge of surgical procedures

  • Knowledge of functionality of and the nuances between different brands of surgical devices

  • Knowledge of OR/surgical terminology

  • Knowledge of OR etiquette/processes

  • Knowledge of supplies and devices required to perform surgical procedures

  • While looking at the surgical schedule, must have the ability to translate the ‘scheduled’ procedure name into a ‘supply’ procedure name

  • Clear understanding of preference cards

  • Ability to work with clinical coordinators (i.e., service leaders) to specify supply and device requirements by surgical procedure and surgeon

  • Ability to learn/utilize appropriate systems (QSight, OMNI, OMDirect, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, hospital OR management systems)

  • Ability to discern errors within complex and detailed work

If you feel this opportunity could be the next step in your career, we encourage you to apply.

Owens & Minor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, disability, age, status as a veteran, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law.



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